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BCCC Newsletter - December 2nd, 2019

December 2nd, 2019

THE WEEK IN PHOTOS.....

TUESDAY

Seeking enlightenment....

SUNDAY

WhaleWatchers

Taking advantage of a dry spell, a few BCCCers ascend Mount Amalfi to stately Wayne Manor

ELSEWHERE

OM & Arnette Travis ride in celebration of Major Taylor's birthday

Editor's Note

You may have noticed the look and format of our weekly newsletter has changed.  This email letter is the first using the "new and improved" email facility from Wild Apricot.  Hope you like it! -MP

THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO SENDS IN PHOTOS!

Take a picture of a recent Club ride?  Accomplish something noteworthy on the bike?   

Email me by Sunday night for consideration in that week's Club newsletter.


BOARD REPORT

GO RIDE!

SAVE THE DATE - DECEMBER 15TH - BCCC HOLIDAY PARTY!


RIDE LEADERS' CORNER

We meet second Wednesday of each month. 

Beach Cities Health District, in the basement, 630PM.

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TOUR DE PALM SPRINGS

Club Member Robert Pacifici is looking for a few good riders to join him on the Tour De Palm Springs, February 8, 2020, and perhaps coordinate carpools, accommodations, meals and so forth. Multiple choices of routes 10 to 102 miles. Many club members have participated in this event in years past.  Interested? Contact Robert at robert.pacifici@gmail.com .

CLUB SPONSORS

SKIP THE FRUITCAKE

Wow your holiday guests with authentic Italian panettoni from Roman Aroma! This traditional dessert can come plain, or with limoncello, rum, chocolate & pears, chocolate & figs, raisins, candied fruits or pretty much anything you can think of. Stop by Roman Aroma and pick up some for your holiday table!


TACO TUESDAYS

(sometimes with tacos, but usually donuts & coffee.  Maybe waffles.)

Ride with The Unemployables.  However being retired or unemployed not required. Routes vary from week to week.

You can now access route slips via the Club website. 

Tuesday rides start at 9AM at Cap'n Kidds.

12/3 - Yardhouse, LBC for Tacos! (finally)

12/10 - Bruxies, Huntington Beach 

12/17 - Elysian Park

12/24 - Philz! Belmont Shore


BOB'S AWARD WINNING BUN RIDE

 Fridays, 8:30AM

12/6 - Torrance Bakery, Old T

12/13 - Saks on the Beach, RB

12/20 - Roman Aroma, RB

SATURDAY RIDES

Access route sheets and the club calendar by going here.

Helmets are required on all Club Rides.

Front and rear lights are recommended.


REMOTE START WEEKEND!!! MEET UP AT THE RESTUAURANT FORMERLY KNOWN AS JOE'S CRAB SHACK (2ND STREET MARINA, LBC)

RAIN WARNING - CURRENT FORECAST IS FOR A CHANCE OF RAIN SATURDAY MORNING.....


L1/L2-TURNBULL CANYON

Up SGRT to Turnbull, come back via E/W roads and Coyote Creek. A club favorite - 59 miles, 2900 feet. L1 - Ironman Tim O'Crowley, L2 TBD

L3 - THE SHACK RIDE

Cruise down PCH to Ruby's Shake Shack. Then return. 49 miles, 1900 feet led by TBD.

L4-BALBOA ISLAND

Take a trip on the ferry. Bring $$ for the ferryman. 35 miles, flat, led by TBD.

When it is either actively raining or the ride route has wet roads, or otherwise unsafe riding conditions, it is club policy to cancel a club ride.  Club members may still choose to meet and ride in these conditions; however, the ride will not be considered an official club ride. 


THE LANTERNE ROUGE

Cycling explained ---- here.

THE LANTERNE ROUGE

OFFICERS & DIRECTORS

Click on the above link to the Club's ride calendar for complete description of rides and links to maps & route slips. Rides below subject to change - check our website!!!

Saturday 8:00AM 

Parking Lot Adjacent to Captain Kidd's

All levels.

Occasional remote starts.


Sunday 
9:00AM 

Parking Lot Adjacent to Captain Kidd's

Rides 12-30+ miles

around Palos Verdes

All levels



Tuesday 
9:00AM

Parking Lot Adjacent to Captain Kidd's

Route varies, 40-70+ miles

L2 Pace (typically)

Wednesday (currently on hiatus until further notice)

Thursday9:00AM

Manhattan Beach Pier

Ballona Creek/Westchester Pkwy

About 30 miles r/t

Ride usually ends at a

Hermosa Beach coffee shop

Pace dictated by riders


Thursday 6PM Nightriderz 

Malaga Cove Plaza, Palos Verdes


LIGHTS REQUIRED!


Friday:

Bob's Bun Ride, 8:30AM

L4 Pace 20-40 miles


Club President:

Jim Hannon

Vice President:

Gary Parsons

Secretary:

Susan Callaway

Treasurer:

Donna Martinez

Member-at-Large:

Peter Richardson

Ride Leader Directors:

Matthew Peck

Mario Obejas

Adult Bicycling Education Directors:

 Jack Bauer

Youth Education:

Jim Hannon

Steve Reichlin

Diversion  Project:

Jim Hannon

Jack Bauer

Social Director:

(open)

Membership & Volunteer Director:

Debbie Hannon

Sponsorship Director:

Nancy Arsenault

Insurance Director

Gary Parsons

Newsletter Directors:

Matthew Peck

Jim Hannon

Bike Corral:

David Hui

Grants:

Debbie Hannon

Community Outreach:

Bonnie Nixon


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